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Four Charged over Mombasa Bombing

Four men arrested in connection with a deadly terrorist attack last year on an Israeli-owned hotel have been charged with murder in a Kenyan court. The four suspects — Kubwa Mohammed Seif, Mohammed Kubwa Mohammed, Aboud Rogo Mohammed and Said Saggar Ahmed — were arrested this spring on lesser charges of harboring an illegal immigrant, and that subsequently investigators determined they were more involved in the hotel attack than initially thought. Ten Kenyans and three Israelis were killed in the November 28 attack on the Paradise Hotel in Mombasa when three suicide bombers detonated a car bomb outside the building. On the same morning, a missile attack unsuccessfully targeted an Israeli airliner taking off from Mombasa airport. Responsibility for the Kenya attacks was initially claimed by the previously unknown Army of Palestine, but within days, Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network claimed responsibility on an Islamic Web site. Full Story

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